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Merlin Project 6.2.1 Is Released

News about Merlin Project

We have just released the version 6.2.1. This free update is important for Merlin Project and Merlin Server.

  • Update your Mac versions in Merlin Project for free with "Check for updates…".
  • The version for the iPad and iPhone will be released after review in the App Store automatically.

We have also updated Merlin Project Express. The new versions will be provided in the Mac App Store or at SetApp – right after its review.

Merlin Project: Why do I have mixed formats when pasting text?

Merlin Project Support

From time to time we receive in support following question:
Why do I have mixed formats when pasting text in Merlin Project?

Merlin Project - mixed text formats

Copied text, e.g. from a mail, a note or a Word document, contains style information that has not been explicitly set in Merlin Project.

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Posted by Peter Meier on March 25th, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support merlin-project-express

Merlin Project 6.2 Is Released

News about Merlin Project

We have just released the version 6.2. This free update is important for Merlin Project and Merlin Server.

  • Update your Mac versions in Merlin Project for free with "Check for updates…".
  • The version for the iPad and iPhone will be released after review in the App Store automatically.

We have also updated Merlin Project Express. The new versions will be provided in the Mac App Store or at SetApp – right after its review.

Understanding and Resolving Scheduling Conflict: Expected Work Exceeds Given Value

Merlin Project Support

From time to time we receive in support following question:
Why does Merlin show some text and durations in orange?

Understanding and Resolving Scheduling Conflict - Expected Work Exceeds Given Value

These are rows with weak scheduling conflicts.

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Posted by Vicky Stamatopoulou on March 16th, 2020 under Products
Tags: merlin-project support

Why Excel Harms Your Project Management

... And Why You Should Use a Professional Project Management tool

Even today, many companies still use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets as project management tools. Certainly because the software is already in use and the employees are familiar with it. But also because entering data in rows is easy. And finally, there are many free Excel templates to download and you can use them to create Gantt charts, diagrams and graphs. Excel is a powerful software for managing financial data. If you are completely satisfied with your team's productivity, communication and collaboration, you don't have to change anything. But for most teams, this is not the case.

The 2016 study "The High Cost of Low Performance" conducted by PMI showed that only 62% of all projects met their original business objectives in terms of scope, budget, time, etc. So if you want your team to complete projects faster and with fewer errors, work more efficiently and with fewer conflicts, adapt quickly to unforeseen factors and therefore save a lot of time and money, then you need a real project management tool.

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Posted by Stefanie Blome on March 9th, 2020 under Project Management
Tags: excel merlin-project

The Merlin Project Magic on the Mac and iPad

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